Hospice of Palm Beach County Selects New Medical Director
Hospice of Palm Beach County recently appointed a new Medical Director of Palliative and Advanced Care. Elizabeth C. Gunderson, MD, FAHM. Dr. Gunderson is a graduate from the hospice’s Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, a partnership with University of Miami.
"It is a pleasure to welcome Dr. Gunderson back to the Hospice family as the Director of Palliative and Advanced care," said Dr. Gonzalez, Vice President of Medical Affairs. "Dr. Gunderson is a talented physician who is compassionate and patient-centered; she is a perfect fit for this position."
Her duties will include managing South Florida Palliative Medicine Specialists, the largest group of board certified palliative care physicians and nurse practitioners in South Florida. She will also assist with the development of new programs and partnerships, including a nurse education initiative.
Gunderson joins Hospice of Palm Beach County from TeamHealth, where she was a Hospital Medicine Consultant in Fort Lauderdale. She is board certified in Family Practice from the American Board of Family Practice, and board eligible in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. She is also a Fellow of the Academy of Hospital Medicine.